Injection technique in insulin therapy

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Abstract

Insulin is the main injectable therapy used by people with diabetes, but often they do not receive adequate education on injection technique

Down S, Kirkland F (2012) Injection technique in insulin therapy. Nursing Times; 108: 10, 18-21. Ensuring that people with diabetes use correct injection techniques for insulin therapy is a vital part of nurses' role.

This article outlines key aspects of good injection technique and emphasises the importance of ongoing patient education and regular reviews of knowledge and technique.

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